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Castro and Obama in historic handshake






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The USA and Cuba may soon be friends. The leaders of the two countries shook hands at a meeting. The handshake is very important. Leaders from the two countries have not spoken to each other for over 50 years. America stopped its citizens from going to Cuba. The USA said Cuba supported terrorism.

The leaders will discuss a better future together. It will be the highest-level talks since 1959. President Obama thinks the idea to cut Cuba off did not work. He said the Cuban people are "extraordinary" and have "huge potential". He said Cubans now want to move forward. Cuba and the USA are just 151 km apart.

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